This case study highlights how TRANSEARCH helped shape and align organisational cultures across diversified component companies, and found a General Manager with the level of experience and credibility in the finance markets capable of pushing the kind of innovation and cultural transformation required to achieve the group’s exciting new business plan.
“Are you managing your culture?” If any of the seven questions that follow receives a negative response, the answer is, almost certainly, “not so much.”
John Burdett is a best-selling author on leadership and organisation culture, and is Leadership adviser to TRANSEARCH International. In “The 7 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Culture” (PDF) John explains in detail why you should ask yourself these 7 key questions about organisational culture.John O. Burdett on TRANSEARCH International
For a great organization, culture isn't an abstract or vague concept ... it's real ... it speaks to people. It's not a competitive advantage ... it's a competitive imperative. Read »
3 thought-provoking leadership development articles: “The Future of Leadership Development”, “Learn from People, Not Classes” and “We’re Giving Ownership of Development to Individuals”Mihnea Moldoveanu, Das Narayandas, Reid Hoffman, Chris Yeh, Ben Casnocha on Harvard Business Review
The need for leadership development has never been more urgent. Companies of all sorts realize that to survive in today's volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment, they need leadership ... Read »
Candidate experience is defined as the engagements and interactions a prospective employee has with the employer throughout the entire hiring process. There are many steps to create a positive candidate experience. Steven Pezim provides three key ingredients for success.Steven Pezim on LinkedIn
As any company looking for top talent knows, today’s candidates are in the driver’s seat. With the unemployment rate at a 40-year low in Canada and an ever-tightening labour market, employers need... Read »
Is it important to you where you work? Roman Molek, Managing Partner at TRANSEARCH International, highlights the impact corporate culture has on each of us (in Czech).
“The actions of leaders are a key driver of employee engagement, but leaders are often surprised to know just how much of an impact they have. Significantly, what they don’t say or do, speaks as loudly as their visible actions.”
“As digital tightens its grip on business models, new ways of working and organisational practices are migrating from the tech world into the wider business community as it undergoes the often fraught process of digital transformation. Enter the chief product officer, the executive charged with making sure it all runs smoothly.”
When thinking about leadership skills, it is pertinent to remember what Alexander the Great said, “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.”
“Chief Executives have tremendous resources at their disposal, but they face an acute scarcity in one critical area: Time. Drawing on an in-depth 12-year study, this package examines the unique time management challenges of CEOs and the best strategies for conquering them.”
3 great articles:
- How CEOs Manage Time
- What Do CEOs Actually Do?
- One CEO’s Approach to Managing His Calendar
Kathy Simmons provides 5 tactics to help you gauge culture when considering a job prospect.Kathy Simmons on BlueSteps
Most of us have heard the famous quip attributed to Peter Drucker, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." It's become so commonly repeated that's it's almost a cliché at this point. But what does the... Read »